Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Summer camp for techies

David Brancaccio Jul 8, 2014
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Summer camp for techies

David Brancaccio Jul 8, 2014
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The CEO of Walmart says that positive job growth numbers are not translating to increased sales — At least not in his stores, anyway. Is it the same story for small businesses? Plus, a new report says that more than 40% of American homes are mobile phone only. But recently, the rate of cord-cutting has slowed. A look at why the number of people abandoning landlines may have plateaued. And it’s summer camp season, which means sending kids off to canoe, make campfires, and…code? More and more summer programs are offering to teach kids programming skills. The positives and negatives of training the next batch of techies.

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